15 British Sailors are illegally taken by Iran and what the response? I am continually amazed and the weak responses the western world has over acts of war. By Iran’s own account, the first set of coordinates, the Sailors were in Iraqi waters. Yes they changed that later but with GPS systems and Satellites we know they were not in Iranian waters. So why the weak talk? Has the west lost all courage?
Generally the military Brits I’ve worked with have been great allies. But of course that’s the military and not their populace. These are a people that seem to be creeping into the lefts defeatist mentality at a very fast rate. They of course are not alone as many in the US are doing the same and the rest of Europe ran to many years ago.
Why is it so hard to say, “look you took our people illegally and we want them back now, this is an act of war and if they are not returned within 24 hours we will come and get them”? I suppose that would require resolve and a decision. Something we have become unable to maintain or make.
The rest of the EU seem to be very quiet on this other than having “grave concerns”. What horsesh*t.
In the meantime those Sailors must live like prisoners and continue to be humiliated by statements against their country, statement that are surely forced from them by threats of violence.
What a sad state the world has come to.
Update: EU won’t Freeze exports to Iran. See the French want to avoid inflamming the situation and the Dutch think we need to keep dialog open. What great support…..